Links for you. Science:
‘What other variants might be out there?’ An expert on viral evolution on what’s happening with coronavirus mutations
How You Make an Adenovirus Vaccine
Evidence for SARS-CoV-2 related coronaviruses circulating in bats and pangolins in Southeast Asia
Machines Are Inventing New Math We’ve Never Seen
Conch shell in French museum found to be 17,000-year-old wind instrument
51 Reasons to Support D.C. Statehood (you should read these to understand how the mainland colony actually works)
The School Opening “Debate”
More than a quarter of white evangelicals believe core QAnon conspiracy theory
Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Nominees to the Utilities Regulation Commission Frustrate Energy and Climate Activists — Again. (Bowser should paint “Believe in Science” on a street)
Department of Employment Services Makes Changes to Its System
Newly elected Orleans Parish district attorney is cleaning house. Predecessor’s filth is nauseating
As Republicans increasingly embrace far-right radicalization, a crisis of democracy looms large
Covid relief is controversial in Washington. But not in the rest of America.
This man mistakenly left his wallet in Antarctica. Some 53 years later, he got it back.
Minimum wage hike in COVID-19 relief bill clears first, key hurdle in House
Embattled QAnon congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene ‘openly cheated’ on her husband of 25 years with a polyamorous tantric sex guru and then moved on to another affair with the manager at her gym
Trump Was Sicker Than Acknowledged With Covid-19 (no shit)
How the Black Power movement shaped DC as we know it
Richard Shelby, Mo Brooks and the death of Alabama pork politics
Life on the Line: D.C. Cooks Confront COVID-19 Risks, Lack of Job Security
Vaccines and the Deserted Amusement Park of the American Soul
Naomi Wolf’s Brain Worms Have Reached Critical Levels
There’s Nothing Fun or Funny About Marjorie Taylor Greene (it’s the Turner Diaries with a few of the edges planed off)
How the Media Cracks Down on Critics of Israel
Twitter is so painful to read right now. People want the merits of the impeachment case to matter so badly. They want the anguish & eloquence of those whose lives were threatened to matter. They want TRUTH to matter & decency to finally win a round. But it’s not going to happen.
Cuomo aide Melissa DeRosa admits they hid nursing home data so feds wouldn’t find out
D.C. has no voting representation in the U.S. House of Representatives and no representation at all in the Senate.
Time to declare independence?